May 23, 1999
In Acts, Luke records how God used Paul’s Gospel proclamation to touch the heart of a local business woman named Lydia. Alistair Begg notes that like many of us, Lydia attended a church meeting, listened to a sermon, and then responded to the message—in her case, with faith. She was then baptized to illustrate the covenant relationship into which she had just entered. Where do we fall on this continuum of attending, listening, and responding?